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GED (General Education Development) Tutor, Casual Position – as needed

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Keyano College encourages everyone coming to our campuses to be fully vaccinated and to get their booster shots as soon as they are eligible. Vaccination against COVID-19 remains the best way to prevent severe illness and death, and third doses can boost immunity to improve protection and limit spread.

Posting Template

Posting Template

Position Title GED (General Education Development) Tutor, Casual Position – as needed
Required Qualifications
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably with 1-year minimum experience teaching in an adult education setting or a strong content knowledge GED level studies
  • Intermediate computer use, including the ability to use online learning platforms
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to apply principles of adult education
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate complex abstract material in concrete terms
  • Ability to facilitate and initiate a proactive, individualized approach to learning that recognizes learning differences and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to adapt approach to accommodate individual student needs
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with adult literacy learners
  • Sensitivity to different cultures and language backgrounds
  • Caring and culturally sensitive attitude
Department LINC
Job Description
The Global Access Department at Keyano College is seeking to hire Casual Tutors to assist students with General Education Development (GED) starting in September 2023 with our Community Adult Learning Program (CALP). Tutoring sessions can be in-person or online and will be scheduled by the Global Access Program Administrator, Funded Programs.

Tutors will be responsible for providing GED tutoring to adult learners. Tutoring sessions will be planned around the clients’ schedule and will be flexible to provide the option of day, evening, or weekend sessions. The tutor provides one-on-one, focused attention, structured around the GED subjects of the student’s needs. GED subjects include:
  • Mathematics
  • Language Arts, Reading & Writing
  • Social Studies
  • Science

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-on-one tutoring and/or small-group tutoring sessions for GED subjects
  • Make effective use of resources, textbooks, references materials, computer searches, educational tools, manipulatives, model kits
  • Use approaches appropriate to adult learning (link with prior knowledge and experience, relate material to educational and/or career goals, etc.)
  • Use and model effective learning practices: elaboration, dual coding, spaced practice, interleaving, retrieval practice and concrete examples
  • Teach students essential study skills to help them learn the subject matter (learning strategy support)
  • Follow academic integrity as stated by Keyano protocols
  • Remain current in best practices for academic support
  • Maintain proficiency in course content
  • Use virtual platforms to reach students remotely when needed

*Please note that applicants must be currently living in Fort McMurray.
Advertised Salary CUPE Casual IS3 - $30.78/hour plus 11.8% in lieu of benefits.

Posting Form

Posting Details

Number of Vacancies 2-3
Desired Start Date September 18, 2023
Position End Date (if temporary) 12/27/2023
Open Date 08/23/2023
Close Date 09/04/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Keyano College encourages everyone coming to our campuses to be fully vaccinated and to get their booster shots as soon as they are eligible. Vaccination against COVID-19 remains the best way to prevent severe illness and death, and third doses can boost immunity to improve protection and limit spread.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e. you are a citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid work permit)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-2
    • 2-4
    • 4-6
    • 6+
  3. * How did you find out about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you currently living in Fort McMurray?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * As this posting may be used to fill future vacancies, do you consent to being contacted for similar opportunities at Keyano College?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents